You have said it very well, premature babies especially very premature babies are more susceptible to chest infections at first. You must remember that he has still not reached the normal stage at which he would have been born and his weight is still well below the average birthweight of 3.3kg for baby boys.He is particularly susceptible to viral chest infections especially one called the RS virus.He will respond well to treatment and hopefully will be back at home soon. People with colds should not be allowed to come near him as he will easily catch a cold.You can read more about premature babies on Google.
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